Edward Nęcka is a Professor of Psychology in the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, and the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Hunanities, Warsaw, Poland. He is also a corresponding member of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
He specializes in cognitive mechanisms of creativity and intelligence. He has published nine scientific monographs and textbooks, and about 100 scientific papers. He is a co-author the textbook “Cognitive psychology” (2006, with Jarosław Orzechowski and Błażej Szymura). His recent experimental investigations refer to the problem of cognitive control, particularly task switching and the controlling processes in working memory. He is also involved in the research program on the efficacy of cognitive trainings.